Comparison - Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE DYNAMIC 2018 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 63 AMG 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

GL-Class

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Average Price: 
82,150
Updated: 
24 Mar 2018
125,300
Updated: 
22 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
27.30gals
26.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Aintree Green Metallic
#0F7D40
Aruba Premium Metallic
#DAD6CB
Barolo Black Premium Metallic
#321B1D
Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
#3C3E44
Corris Grey Metallic
#6A6A6A
Firenze Red Metallic
#87242A
Fuji White
#FAFAFA
Indus Silver Metallic
#A1A6A6
Kaikoura Stone Metallic
#786A65
Loire Blue Metallic
#253A84
Mariana Black Premium Metallic
#0F1642
Montalcino Red Metallic
#641420
Santorini Black Metallic
#000000
Scotia Grey Metallic
#6F847D
Waitomo Grey Premium Metallic
#5F5F64
Yulong White Metallic
#D2D4D8
Zanzibar Metallic
#AF8767
Farallon Black Premium Metallic
#242930
Santorini Black Metallic
#000000
Spectral Racing Red ChromaFlair Gloss
#5B2F3F
British Racing Green Ultra Metallic Satin Matte
#263B3B
Madagascar Orange Ultra Metallic Gloss
#94481F
Camargue Red Tinted Clearcoat
#AB3942
Flux Ultra Metallic Gloss
#999593
Color: 
Black
#000000
Dakota Brown Metallic
#403524
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Palladium Silver Metallic
#888785
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Steel Grey Metallic
#6A7575
designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is near the top of the luxury SUV mountain—mostly because it can climb there without trouble.

Pros
Supreme comfort
Capability on or off road
Understated and gorgeous style
New infotainment system
Superlative available performance

Cons
Very expensive
Only one fuel-efficient powertrain
Small third row
Lacks self-driving tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport ranked #13 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Land Rover Range Rover Sport has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent off-road ability
Powerful engines
Agile handling
Quiet, stylish, and well-built cabin

Cons
Short on cargo space
Subpar fuel economy
Frustrating infotainment controls

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, the Range Rover Sport receives revised exterior styling and an updated interior with Land Rover's Touch Pro Duo system. The supercharged V8 engine is also slightly more powerful this year.

PROS
Comfortable and luxurious cabin
Sporty handling and acceleration
Impressive off-road capabilities
Fuel-efficient diesel option

CONS
Modest cargo capacity for the class
Gas engines are very thirsty
Third-row seats only appropriate for children

By: 
edmunds.com

Most buyers will be well-served by the GLS 450. It delivers solid performance along with its luxurious cabin, plus it leaves room for customization with numerous options packages.

PROS
Spacious third-row seat can accommodate adults
Ample acceleration with any powertrain choice
Quiet cabin with luxurious trim
Available off-road package gives it true capability in the dirt

CONS
Many desirable features don't come standard
Large price jump from GLS 450 to GLS 550

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS takes an old-school tack to modern-SUV design, and it works.

Pros
Lots of room
Lots of flexibility
Big luxury SUV panache
Lots of safety technology on tap
AMG–no, really

Cons
Dated switchgear
COMAND is cumbersome
Diesel’s been deleted

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class ranked #2 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Fuel-efficient V6
Handsome, spacious cabin
Smooth ride

Cons
Fewer standard features than some rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
v
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
5.50L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
561ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
380hp
at 6 500rpm
577hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.60Feet
40.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Roadside Assistance*
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual rear seat easy entry
Self-Leveling Headlights
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.00in
203.20in
Width: 
81.60in
84.30in
Height: 
71.00in
72.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.40in
8.50in
Front Track: 
66.60in
Rear Track: 
66.60in
Wheel Base: 
115.00in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.70
41.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.70in
58.50in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
40.00
Rear leg room: 
37.00in
38.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
59.50in
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.80cu.ft
93.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7716lbs
7500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
24.80cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
24.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4839.00lbs
5754.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Remote keyless power door locks
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
20-Way Power Driver Seat
20-Way Power Passenger Seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Premium leather
Captains chairs front seats
Driver Cooled Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
10 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Leatherette
10-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Premium Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
Meridian premium brand stereo system
Meridian premium brand speakers
19 total speakers
825 watts stereo output
1 subwoofer(s)
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Memory card slot
1 Subwoofer(S)
14 Total Speakers
830 Watts Stereo Output
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio (Discrete)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Rear window wiper
Power glass sunroof
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 in
21 X 10-In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Adaptive headlights
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Roadside Assistance
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Brake drying
Pre-collision safety system
Emergency Braking Preparation
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Side Air Bags (SPC)
Emergency Service*
Vehicle Alarm notification*
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Cornering Lights
Self-Leveling Headlights
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assistance Pack
Wheel Lock Pack
Meridian Signature Audio Package
Tow Package
Vision and Convenience Package
Protection Pack
Bright Package
Climate Comfort Pack
Stealth Package
Luxury Climate Comfort And Visibility Package
Drive Pro Package
Land Rover Car Care Valet Package
Smokers Pack
Park Pro Package
Carbon Fiber Exterior Package
Accessory Chrome Package
Appearance Package
AMG Night Package
Exterior Options: 
Grey Anodized Brake Calipers W/Land Rover Script
SPORT Silver Badge
22" 9 Split-Spoke W/Dark Grey Diamond Turned Finish- Style 9012
Soft Door Close
22" 10 Split Spoke Gloss Black Alloy Wheels - Style 108
22" 10 Split Spoke Alloy Wheels - Style 108
22" 5 Split Spoke Satin Black Finish Wheels - Style 508
21" 5 Split-Spoke W/Silver Finish- Style 5007
22" 9 Split-Spoke W/Gloss Black Finish- Style 9012
21" 9 Spoke W/Gloss Black Finish- Style 9001
22" 5 Split-Spoke Wheels W/Silver Finish- Style 5004
21" 5 Split Spoke Diamond Turned Finish Wheels - Style 5007
SVO Ultra Metallic Paint
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Repair System
SVO Special Effect Paint
Wheel Locks
Trailer Hitch (Class IV)
22" AMG Multi-Spoke Black Alloy Wheels
21" AMG Twin Cross Spoke Black Alloy Wheels
22" AMG Multi-Spoke Bicolor Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
10" Rear Seat Entertainment
Ebony Morzine Headlining
Meridian Signature Sound System- 1600 Watts
Four Zone Climate Control
Massage Front Seats
Domestic Plug Sockets
Activity Key
Front Center Console Cooler Compartment
Third Row Seats
Heated And Cooled Front And Rear Seats
Cabin Air Ionization
Front Center Console Refrigerator Compartment
CD/DVD Player
Head-Up Display
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated & Cooled Front Cup Holders
Air Ionization With Air Filter
Accessory Rear Seat Entertainment System
Rear Seat Entertainment
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Power EASY-ENTRY Feature For 2nd-Row Seats
2nd Row Side-Window Sunshades
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
2nd Row Seat Pass-Thru

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Almond/Espresso/Ivory, leather
#B3A376
Cirrus/Ebony, leather
#C0C0C0
Cirrus/Ebony, leather
#AAAAAA
Ebony, leather
#1A1A1A
Ebony/Cirrus, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black, leather
#131313
Black, leatherette
#131313
Crystal Grey/Black, leather
#A3A1A0
Espresso Brown, leatherette
#483F3D
Ginger Beige/Black, leather
#9E8B7C
Ginger Beige/Black, leatherette
#B6A598
Ginger Beige/Espresso Brown, leather
#BBA899
Ginger Beige/Espresso Brown, leatherette
#9E8B7C
Saddle Brown/Black, leather
#936555
designo Espresso Brown Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#534A48
designo Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#C4BDB9